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Old 6th November 2009, 12:03   #151
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Aura has shut down. So, no Aura alloys available.

You can look at SSW alloys and Apollo Acelere.

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If you say Lenso gets bent on Indian roads, please stay away from Plati, League, HR....

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Old 6th November 2009, 12:23   #152
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If you say Lenso gets bent on Indian roads, please stay away from Plati, League, HR....
nikhil are you saying that Lenso in terms of quality are better than Plati, HR and League?
Could you rate the various alloys on quality - such as Lenso > Plati ? League....... so on.


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Old 6th November 2009, 12:54   #153
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Plati, League, Hr, etc... are cheap for a reason. If oyu are on a tight budget, get them. But know what you are getting. Dont expect them to stand up to rough usage.

Lensos are pretty durable(in my experience) and if Lensos are getting bent(as in the case of gadadhar), then there is no way Plati, etc will last.
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Old 6th November 2009, 14:02   #154
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I have used HR and Lenso both, pretty good wheels, have driven in all kinds of roads and i didnt had any kind of issue, lenso seems to be better and durable.
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My getz is running on P&W 15" alloys. They are very strong guys. More than a couple of times my car jumped speedbreakers at over 80+KMPH and no bends.
The tyres are low profile ones and i think P&W alloys are capable of running on worst indian road conditions.
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P&W is by Lenso if Im not mistaken.
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HR has been in India for about a decade now and have successfully lived up to the Indian conditions. It all depends upon how you drive, BHPian Maglev had Platis on his Accent (I think 15") and they've endured all torture but were intact all throughout the time they were with him.

After Lenso, HR is the name to go for and moreover, the Maglines from HR are light weight alloys (they're expensive than the average HR). I've used HR for about 5k kms now, and very satisfied with them. For matter of reliability, I've seen many Chinese alloys enduring our roads successfully even though they don't have the JWL and other related Standard insignias on them, ultimately a good product can fail miserably if the user doesn't respect them.
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P&W is by Lenso if Im not mistaken.
No, What i know they are Imported by the same importer and are good but not as good as lenso.
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No, What i know they are Imported by the same importer and are good but not as good as lenso.
Same importer and different brands. Check P&W Group .
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Guys,
Recently I saw an installer with EVO alloys, heard them in video games, how are they compared to the other ones mentioned.
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Does anyone know what is the OEM for OHC Alloys ?
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But know what you are getting. Dont expect them to stand up to rough usage.
Okay, I have a confession to make. I've always bought alloy wheels based on design. Most (or all?) have been grey market imports and, to be honest, I don't even know what brand of alloy wheels my cars are running. All of them have been bought from a reputed tyre dealer from Mumbai (saifee tyres).

Get this : Right from my first set ('96 esteem), I've never ended up with any bent alloys. This despite high mileage on the highways and all types of roads. Perhaps, the best example will be my Jeep. I don't know the brand, but they've survived 6 years of offroading (got them in '03). Then you have my Esteem which had over 1.5 lakh kms of rough use on grey market alloys, the Lancer with 1.0 lakh kms...the list goes on.

Question : Have I been lucky? I don't think so. You can't put it on luck for a decade of good experience with grey market alloys.

Does it then come down to a good vendor? Who sells only high quality stuff to his customers?

Or, are "weak" alloys a thing of the past?

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Does anyone know what is the OEM for OHC Alloys ?
Enkei . No, seriously!
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I have HR multi-spokes (24 or so of 'em) on my car, and I went over a speed breaker at close to 100 KMPH - yes, 100. There is an unpainted speed-breaker that comes at the down-hill end of a flyover here.

As for the alloy, it was unscathed...
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I found some alloy wheels in XL Tyre point.The price seems to be reasonable between 17k to 22k for a set of 5.They don't take back the ordinary wheels existing in the car.The 14" alloys are given in the picture.Anyone can help by selecting the design for RITZ.
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Old 3rd December 2009, 18:40   #165
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Navan,
The 5 star alloys are always a charm
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